Activist: Baton Rouge Police Department has 'history of brutal force' - The Louisiana Record

BATON ROUGE—The Baton Rouge Police Department has a history of heavy-handed tactics and excessive use of force that continues even in its treatment of protesters in the wake of the shooting of Alton Sterling, according to a community activist.

Was Alton Sterling shooting appropriate use of force? Experts analyze video for Washington Post - The Advocate

Image from video -- A second video shows the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by a Baton Rouge police officer on July 5, 2016. prev. next. The two Baton Rouge police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling early July 5 outside a convenience store ...

Baton Rouge police officer died helping, funeral told - Taipei Times

Mourners view the open casket of Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola at his funeral in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters. The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed on Sunday last week ran to help another officer when he could ...

Baton Rouge pulls together after tragedy: Editorial - NOLA.com

The city of Baton Rouge has suffered unfathomable trauma and heartache since the beginning of July. Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, was shot to death July 5 by white police officers in a convenience store parking lot where he sold CDs. Twelve ...

'Courageous, compassionate, brave and benevolent' Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed in shooting rampage ... - New York Daily News

The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed six days earlier was remembered as a man who ran to help another officer when he could have stayed safe in the convenience store where he was working off-duty. All 1,500 seats were filled in the Istrouma Baptist ...

Huge crowds bid farewell to slain deputy Brad Garafola, dubbed 'Superman' by his children - The Advocate

Law enforcement officers salute as the horse drawn hearse slowly heads up Airline Highway during the funeral procession for East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola from Istrouma Baptist Church to Greenoaks Funeral Home Saturday ...

Effects, 'anxiety' of attack on Baton Rouge police rippling throughout Louisiana - The Advocate

Police motorcycles lead the procession to the cemetery after funeral services for Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald at the Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, July 22, 2016. Multiple police officers were killed and wounded Sunday ...

Special UN representative hears complaints from Baton Rouge residents, advocacy groups on handling of protests - The Advocate

Advocate photo by CAROLINE OURSO — Lubin Gilbert, 38, was one of many who attended the hearing on police abuse in Louisiana at the Southern University Law Center on Saturday. He was arrested during the protests that occurred in Baton Rouge after ...

No surprise sheriff's deputy died helping fellow officers - Daily Mail

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed last Sunday ran to help another officer when he could have stayed safe in the convenience store where he was working off-duty, a minister said at his funeral Saturday. "It's a remarkable ...

Five touching quotes, anecdotes from Baton Rouge officer Matthew Gerald's funeral - The Advocate

Baton Rouge Police officer Matthew Gerald was one of three law enforcement officers killed Sunday by a lone gunman. Friends and fellow officers at Gerald's funeral Friday remembered him as the embodiment of the word patriot. Here are five of the most ...

Five touching quotes, anecdotes from East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola's funeral - The Advocate

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola -- one of three law enforcement officers killed last Sunday in an attack by a lone gunman -- was laid to rest Saturday. Here are five quotes and anecdotes from his funeral that best sum up Garafola ...

A Sorrowful Farewell To Baton Rouge Officer Matthew Gerald - Huffington Post

“Being a cop wasn't just what he did, it was who he was,” the police chief said at the slain officer's funeral. By David Lohr. 230. BATON ROUGE, La. ― Matthew Gerald, a 41-year-old rookie police officer who was one of three lawmen shot to death last ...

Remembering Brad Garafola: 'You are forever our Superman. Fly high' - The Daily Advertiser

Law enforcement officers from across the country were among the several thousand mourners who attended the funeral Saturday of East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola. Garafola, who was 45 and a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office, ...

Deputy Brad Garafola, Killed Protecting A Wounded Officer, Gets Hero's Send-Off - Huffington Post

BATON ROUGE, La. — East Baton Rouge Deputy Brad Garafola died doing what he had done for years ― putting his life on the line to help others. The 45-year-old deputy was one of three men fatally gunned down in a July 17 ambush in Baton Rouge, ...

A hero's goodbye: Family of Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy lay him to rest at emotional funeral after he was shot dead ... - Daily Mail

More than a thousand people have gathered to remember the fallen Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy who was brutally slain last Sunday. Brad Garafola, one of three law enforcement officers shot and killed by a lone gunman in an ambush and went down fighting, ...

Hundreds honor Louisiana deputy who 'went down fighting' - SFGate

BATON ROUGE, La. — Hundreds of people lined up Saturday to pay their respects to the family of a Louisiana sheriff's deputy killed by a gunman six days earlier. Deputy Brad Garafola and two other Baton Rouge police officers were killed outside a ...

Hundreds gather in Baton Rouge for funeral of officer killed in shooting - The Guardian

The casket of Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola is carried by police honor guard. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters. Baton Rouge police shootings. Hundreds gather in Baton Rouge for funeral of officer killed in shooting. Law enforcement and ...

Gov. John Bel Edwards praised for handling of Baton Rouge turmoil - NOLA.com

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux doesn't necessarily agree with John Bel Edwards on everything. Yet he had nothing but praise for the Louisiana governor's handling of the events in Baton Rouge over the past month. "I just cannot express to ...

Funeral held for EBRSO Deputy Brad Garafola - WAFB.com

Funeral services were held for East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy Brad Garafola, one of three officers fatally wounded in an ambush shooting last Sunday morning, July 17. A father of four, Garafola had been on the force since 1992. Deputy ...

Mourners Share Memories of Fallen Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald - Wall Street Journal

BATON ROUGE, La.— Few of those who spoke at Officer Matthew Lane Gerald's funeral Friday, including the Baton Rouge police chief, managed to hold back tears as they recalled the former Marine and Army specialist killed Sunday by a gunman staging ...